Anarsia acaciae Walsingham, 1896,

Bidzilya, Oleksiy, Karsholt, Ole, Kravchenko, Vasiliy & Šumpich, Jan, 2019, An annotated checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) of Israel with description of two new species, Zootaxa 4677 (1), pp. 1-68: 19-20

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4677.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4C4D8782-2B69-FFAD-3A85-2B80CB4E8428

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scientific name

Anarsia acaciae Walsingham, 1896
status

 

Anarsia acaciae Walsingham, 1896 

Anarsia acaciae Walsingham, 1896  —Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896: 278.

Records. Buxton 1924: 334; Bodenheimer 1930a: 174; Bodenheimer 1930b: 280; Amsel 1933: 126; Bodenheimer 1937: 102; Halperin 1986: 128, 131.

Material examined. 4 ♂, 5 ♀, Shezaf N.R., Nahal Shahaq , 27.viii, 5.x.1999 (Yarom) Malaise Trap  ; 1 ♀, Nahal Gidron ,, 21.x.1999, Malaise Trap (Yarom & Zeevi)  ; 1 ♀, Nahal Shahak , Shesaf Nat. Rez., 11.vi.1997 (Yarom)  ; 3 ♀, Ein Gedi , 2.viii.1971, Dead Sea valley, Acacia raddiana  , 17.viii, 1.ix.1971 (Halperin)  ; 1 ♀, Ein Gedi , 17.ix.1968 (all TAU)  ; 2 ♂, 1 ♀, Nahal Oren , Mt. Carmel, light trap, 29.ix.1998 (Pavlíček & Kravchenko) (gen. prep. 19644, J. Šumpich)  ; 1 ♀, ditto but 5.x.1997 (gen. prep. 19645, J. Šumpich)  ; 1 ♀, ditto but 19.vi.1998 (all NMPC)  .

Host plant. In Israel larvae feed on Acacia farnesiana  (L.) Wild. ( Buxton 1924: 334; Bodenheimer 1930a: 174; 1930b: 280) and in pods of A. tortilis  spp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan  ( Halperin 1986: 128, 131; Halperin & Sauter 1992: 134).

Distribution. Algeria, Yemen, Kenya (Bidzilya & Agassiz 2016: 118), Israel.

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Gelechiidae

Genus

Anarsia